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4 Harsh Marketing Lessons From 4 Small-Business Owners
Marketing

4 Harsh Marketing Lessons From 4 Small-Business Owners

We don't have the time or the resources to carefully think through everything. So we do a lot of things by our gut. Sometimes things turn out OK. Sometimes, well -- it's not so good.
Gene Marks
The High-Tech Jet That Could Transform Business Travel: Weekly News
Weekly News Roundup

The High-Tech Jet That Could Transform Business Travel: Weekly News

Plus: We explain what small businesses need to know about global market volatility.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Use Make-a-Will Month to Plan Your Small-Business Exit Strategy
Succession Planning

Use Make-a-Will Month to Plan Your Small-Business Exit Strategy

Your business plan should also take into consideration what happens when you are no longer here.
Susan Solovic
How Online Customer Reviews Help SEO and Drive Sales Growth
Online Reviews

How Online Customer Reviews Help SEO and Drive Sales Growth

But, beware: Bad reviews hurt you more than you think.
Brian Sutter
5 Mantras That Successful Entrepreneurs Share
Success Strategies

5 Mantras That Successful Entrepreneurs Share

If half of businesses fail in the first five years, what are the other half doing right and what can entrepreneurs learn from them?
Sara Varni
Here Are 6 Considerations When You're Thinking of Selling Your Business
Selling a Business

Here Are 6 Considerations When You're Thinking of Selling Your Business

Incredible opportunity, both personal and professional, can come from a sale. But you've also got to be prepared for what lies ahead.
Nellie Akalp
How Expedia Wants to Help Small Businesses Save on Travel Costs
Business Travel

How Expedia Wants to Help Small Businesses Save on Travel Costs

The online travel agency wants to offer small businesses the same perks that larger companies get.
Elaine Glusac
A Simple 6-Step Process to Starting a Small Business
Starting a Business

A Simple 6-Step Process to Starting a Small Business

It can be easier than you think if your break it down in small moves forward.
Matthew Toren
Funding

Crowdfunding or a Small-Business Loan: What's Best for Your Company?

Your needs and markets will help determine the best route for outside funding.
Cindy Yang
How the Gay Marriage Decision Affects Every Small Business
Managing Employees

How the Gay Marriage Decision Affects Every Small Business

The Supreme Court ruling means that every company that employs workers has to revisit some policies and benefits.
Susan Solovic
How Much Should You Pay Yourself as a Business Owner?
Starting a Business

How Much Should You Pay Yourself as a Business Owner?

Although you get to decide your own salary, determining the amount might be one of the toughest decisions you'll make.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Top 10 Small Cities Where Business is Thriving
Startup Cities

Top 10 Small Cities Where Business is Thriving

A new study ranks the top 10 American towns to launch a business – and the results might surprise you.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
The Secret to Maximizing Your Marketing Dollars for Fun and Profit
Marketing

The Secret to Maximizing Your Marketing Dollars for Fun and Profit

Don't act like the big companies. You can be doing a lot more in marketing, for a lot less money.
Issamar Ginzberg